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Jean-Pierre Duret



Director, Screenwriter, Director of Photography, Sound Recordist, Sound Assistant.

Un beau jardin, par exemple (57', France, 1986)
Les jours de la lune (42', France, 1991)
Romances de terre et d'eau (79', France, 2002)
Le rêve de São Paulo/Dreaming of São Paulo (98', France, 2005)
Puisque nous sommes nés/Because we were born (90', Brazil/France, 2008)
Se battre (93', France, 2014)


Because we were born

Because we were born (Orig.) / 2008 / Brazil, France / 90 min

Fourteen-year-old Nego and fifteen-year-old Cocada meet every day at a petrol station near their favela in a poor quarter of the Brazilian megacity Sao Paulo, where they try to make a little money to support themselves and their families...





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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